The first Novak Fan group to be presented here is very special indeed…
Passion is a great motivator and undoubtedly has the power to unite people from all over the world…
The second seed suffered a 2-6, 6-3, 5-7 quarter-final upset at the hands of no.10 seed David Goffin in a two-hour, 35-minute match.
Nole will next play against no.10 seed David Goffin, who recorded a 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 win over sixth seed Dominic Thiem earlier in the day.
Next up for the two-time former champion is no.13 seed Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP).
Novak is no.2 seed and has a first-round BYE. He will open his MC Masters campaign against Frenchman Gilles Simon (H2H 10-1).
After helping Serbia to reach the Davis Cup semi-final, Novak begins preparations for the European clay-court swing.
Serbia will next play against France in away tie on September 15-17. It will be a rematch of the 2010 final when Serbia won their maiden title.
Novak and Viktor Troicki gave Serbia a great start against Spain, winning both opening rubbers in their Davis Cup quarterfinal.
Novak will open against Albert-Ramos-Vinolas, before Troicki plays Pablo Carreno Busta on Day 1.
07.05. - 14.05.2017.